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Off-season report - Kings, Wild

Off-season report - Kings, Wild

by Darryl Dobbs - July 16, 2013 11:12 AM EDT

Breaking down Los Angeles and Minnesota from a fantasy hockey perspective.
It's the 11th annual off-season look at each team from a fantasy-hockey standpoint. In keeping with tradition, I run through the teams alphabetically – but switch starting points each year.


Off-season report - Bruins, Blackhawks

Off-season report - Bruins, Blackhawks

by Darryl Dobbs - July 8, 2013 1:40 PM EDT

Looking at the changing rosters for the two Cup finalists, from the perspective of a poolie.
It's the 11th annual off-season look at each team from a fantasy-hockey standpoint. In keeping with tradition, I run through the teams alphabetically - but switch starting points each year.


Breaking down the top 10 draft picks

Breaking down the top 10 draft picks

by Darryl Dobbs - July 2, 2013 3:19 PM EDT

Our fantasy expert looks at the potential and impact each of the top prospects will have in your pool.
As with every year, let's take a break from the team-by-team off-season analysis this week to look at the NHL draft. Touted by most experts as the best crop of young hockey players in any draft of the past decade, more than a few of them will make their way into your fantasy league.


Off-season report - Oilers, Panthers

Off-season report - Oilers, Panthers

by Darryl Dobbs - June 24, 2013 2:00 PM EDT

Looking ahead to what Edmonton and Florida need to do, from a poolie's perspective.
It's the 11th annual off-season look at each team from a fantasy-hockey standpoint. In keeping with tradition, I run through the teams alphabetically - but switch starting points each year.


Off-season report - Stars, Red Wings

Off-season report - Stars, Red Wings

by Darryl Dobbs - June 17, 2013 4:57 PM EDT

Looking at the summers ahead for Dallas and Detroit, from a poolie's perspective.
It's the 11th annual off-season look at each team from a fantasy-hockey standpoint. In keeping with tradition, I run through the teams alphabetically - but switch starting points each year.


Off-season report - Avalanche, Blue Jackets

Off-season report - Avalanche, Blue Jackets

by Darryl Dobbs - June 10, 2013 2:15 PM EDT

Looking at the summer's ahead for Colorado and Columbus, from a poolie's perspective.
It's the 11th annual off-season look at each team from a fantasy-hockey standpoint. In keeping with tradition, I run through the teams alphabetically - but switch starting points each year.


Off-season report - Flames, Hurricanes

Off-season report - Flames, Hurricanes

by Darryl Dobbs - June 3, 2013 4:32 PM EDT

Looking ahead to the summers for Calgary and Carolina, from a fantasy perspective.
It's the 11th annual off-season look at each team from a fantasy-hockey standpoint. In keeping with tradition, I run through the teams alphabetically - but switch starting points each year.


Off-season report - Ducks, Sabres

Off-season report - Ducks, Sabres

by Darryl Dobbs - May 27, 2013 2:48 PM EDT

Looking ahead to the summers for Anaheim and Buffalo and what it means to your fantasy team.
It's time for the 11th annual off-season look at each team from a fantasy-hockey standpoint. In keeping with tradition, I run through the teams alphabetically - but switch starting points each year.


2013-14 boom or bust?

2013-14 boom or bust?

by Darryl Dobbs - May 13, 2013 2:03 PM EDT

Looking ahead to next season and the players who will either break out for you, or lose value.
Over at the World Championship, I noticed Team USA forward Craig Smith was among the top 10 scorers with seven points in six games. This is a great boost for a player who managed just 12 in 44 with Nashville this past campaign.


Value of Pascal Dupuis

Value of Pascal Dupuis

by Darryl Dobbs - May 6, 2013 3:30 PM EDT

Looking at the pending Penguins UFA and how he'll cope without Sidney Crosby as his center.
How often do we see this? A player who is pretty steady at 38 points per season has a career year when his contract is about to expire. Pittsburgh winger Pascal Dupuis, now 34, has topped 40 points just twice in his career.


Eastern Conference dark horses

Eastern Conference dark horses

by Darryl Dobbs - April 29, 2013 4:20 PM EDT

Our fantasy expert gives you a list of late-round gems to keep an eye on when drafting your playoff pool.
It's playoff pool season, folks - especially today, with the regular season officially complete. Last Monday I reviewed some general draft tips and then Thursday I gave you 14 Western Conference dark horses.


Western Conference dark horses

Western Conference dark horses

by Darryl Dobbs - April 25, 2013 2:42 PM EDT

Our pool expert suggests 14 players who will slip under the radar and make for good late picks in your draft.
Better late than never. Playoff hockey is nearly upon us and as a follow up to the last Fantasy Pool Look, we'll take a look at some Western Conference dark horses for your playoff pools… Patrik Berglund, St.


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